Ken Badley

Ken BadleyProfessor
Telephone: 503-554-2843
E-mail: kbadley@georgefox.edu



Ken R. Badley, PhD, came to George Fox University in 2007. He received his doctorate in philosophy of education from the University of British Columbia in 1986, writing his dissertation on the meaning of the phrase, the integration of faith and learning. Prior to coming to George Fox, Dr. Badley taught at Strathcona Christian Academy in Sherwood Park, Alberta, the Institute for Christian Studies in Toronto, Ontario and Canadian Bible College in Regina, Saskatchewan, now Ambrose University College in Calgary, Alberta. Dr. Badley has published several books related to ethics, worldviews and world religions. 

Education

PhD - Philosophy of Education, University of British Columbia, 1986.  Dissertation: Integration and the Integration of Faith and Learning

MCS - Theology, Literature, Regent College, 1983.  Thesis: Theism and Atheism in Dostoevsky’s “The Grand Inquisitor”

MEd - Curriculum, Philosophy of Education, University of Regina, 1980.  Thesis: Ivan Illich’s Deschooling Metaphor

BEd - Secondary English, University of Regina, 1975

BA - Psychology (Hon.), English, 1974

Selected Publications and Presentations

Worldviews: Contact and Change: Teacher Resource (co-author).  Toronto: Pearson, 2007.

Perspectives on Globalizaton: Teacher Guide (co-author).  Toronto: Oxford, 2007.

"Christian Education: What is It?"  Plenary address at Association of Christian Schools International, Manitoba regional administrators' conference, Winnipeg, Manitoba.

"The Vision for Teaching: Mid-Career Renewal."  Address at Association of Christian Schools International, BC regional conference, Abbotsford, BC, 2007.

"Fundamentalist and Evangelical Perspectives in Education." Journal of Education and Christian Belief 6,1 (Fall 2002): 137-51.

"Indoctrination and Assimilation in Plural Settings." In Towards an Ethics of Community: Negotiations of Difference in a Pluralistic Society, edited by James H. Olthuis, 51-73.  Waterloo: Wilfred-Laurier University Press, 2000.

Worldviews: The Challenge of Choice.  Toronto: Irwin (Nelson), 1996.

 

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